Tag Archives: water shortage and wine

France Set to Produce the Least Amount of Wine in 60 Years

Extreme weather has affected innumerable businesses this year as unusual patterns have caused everything from droughts to hurricanes. As French vineyards near the end of their harvest season, it seems that the wine industry can added to the list of those affected. The bad luck for France started with a spring frost that damaged vines in […] Read More »

The California Drought and the Impact on Wine Production

We all know the saying “Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink” but in California many vineyards fear that the drought and brutal water shortage will inevitably translate to a wine shortage – and just when the wine industry was expecting a boom. The supply of both the fruit and water for wine […] Read More »